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  1. Updates for Friday 29 April 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Euan Duncan

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire have finished for the day, but we'll be back from 08:00 on Tuesday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Weather: Cold night with another frost

    Anna Church

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    Showers disperse overnight to leave clear skies and with the winds easing temperatures will drop away.

    It’s a cold night with a frost for most and the potential for some isolated mist or fog, and lows of 2C (36F).

    Weather temperatures for 4am on Saturday April 30
  3. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    These are the main stories we're covering today.

    • Inquest hears two factors contributed to death of baby only hours after birth at Royal Derby Hospital
    • Family 'won't forget those responsible' after four jailed over death of Burton man attacked in street
    • And elderly woman confirmed dead in house fire in Donisthorpe
  4. Cattery gets a makeover

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    It looks very cosy ... work's almost finished on a new cattery at the RSPCA rehoming centre in Derby.

    New cattery at the RSPCA re-homing centre in Derby

    The work to improve the facilities on Abbey Street has cost £35,000 and will allow the centre to accept more cats.

  5. Travel: Breakdown partly blocks A50

    BBC Travel

    A broken down vehicle is partially blocking the A50 in Sudbury at the Sudbury roundabout.

  6. Two factors in baby's hospital death, inquest hears

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    More now on the inquest at Derby Coroners' Court today into the death of a baby in hospital ... a pathologist said it was highly likely two factors contributed - an infection in mum Danielle and her placenta not providing enough oxygen.

    The court was told Danielle could also have had gestational diabetes which went undetected.

    The inquest continues. 

  7. Roads remain closed in Peak District

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Here's another snowy landscape from one of our Weather Watchers Heatherbell showing Hollinsclough earlier today.

    The snow is still an issue in parts of the Peak District and both the A57 Snake Pass and A6024 Holme Moss remain closed.


    Derbyshire County Council says its ploughs are working to clear drifting snow.

  8. Inquest hears baby died at hospital

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    An inquest has heard how a baby died just hours after being born by emergency cesarean at Royal Derby Hospital.

    Danielle Barton and James Brusby's daughter Amelia died shortly before Christmas in 2014.

    A pathologist today told Derby Coroners' Court Amelia was a very large baby and died from hypoxia.

    The inquest continues.

  9. Reds on the road to end campaign

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Where did that time go?

    Derbyshire Senior Cup winners Alfreton Town finish their National League North season at North Ferriby United tomorrow.

    The Reds are unbeaten in 12 away games dating back to last year.

  10. Woman dies in house fire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    It's been confirmed an elderly woman died in a house fire at Donisthorpe yesterday.

    The victim hasn't been formally identified, but neighbours say she was in her 80s.  

    Fire investigators have returned to the scene on Acresford Road today to determine the cause, but it's not though to have been started deliberately.

  11. New role for Redknapp

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    It's a growing portfolio and he might be clocking up some serious air miles too.

    Harry Redknapp has been recruited as a consultant by Australian football club Central Coast Mariners.

    Harry Redknapp

    He's already a football adviser to Derby County, and has been coaching the Jordan national team.

  12. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a recap of the main stories we're covering this afternoon.

    • 'Franctic' mum found toddler hanging from lift-up bed loop at their home in Kirk Hallam
    • Four jailed over death of Burton man murdered in street where he lived
    • And judge rejects Derbyshire Police's request to keep a sex offender's identity secret
  13. Tomasz Bachta stabbing: Family won't forget those responsible

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    The family of Tomasz Bachta say "no punishment" will ease their sorrow on the day the four men who killed him were jailed.

    Staffordshire Police said Mr Bachta was attacked after working a night shift on 15 July. 

    Bartosz Ojeda-Rodriguez, Stanislaw Czyz, Andrzej Pawel Czyz and Piotr Miezal (clockwise from top left)

    In a statement, his family said that day changed their whole lives, calling Tomasz a "beloved son, brother and uncle".

  14. Judge rejects secrecy request over sex offender

    BBC Radio Derby

    A judge has rejected an application by Derbyshire Police to keep the identity of a Polish sex offender a secret.

    The force wanted to prevent the publication of Marcin Jaworski's name and address in Shirebrook over an application to put him on the sex offenders' register.

    Police were concerned about community tensions in the area linked to the large number of eastern European people who live and work there.

  15. Rams midfield pair return to squad

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    While Burton are desperate to avoid the lottery of the play-offs in their promotion bid, Derby County are already guaranteed a place in the Championship's end-of-season lottery.

    The Rams' bank holiday weekend trip to Brighton has been switched to Monday.

    Bradley Johnson

    Bradley Johnson could be fit after four games out with a knee injury and fellow midfielder George Thorne will be available following illness.

  16. Police grateful for 'critical information' in murder convictions

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Staffordshire Police's investigating officer Det Insp Dan Ison said: "The actions of these men have ruined the lives of Tomasz’ family and friends and my thoughts remain with Ana [Tomasz’s mother] and them all at this difficult time.

    "I would like to thank the community of Burton for having the confidence to provide police with critical information that helped gain these successful convictions.

    "Today’s sentences are welcomed and I hope that they go some way to reassure all residents of Staffordshire that we will not tolerate such crime and that positive action will be brought against persons that commit acts of violence in our streets."

  17. Walker suffers leg fracture

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    A walker who slipped and suffered a broken leg at Middle Moor was taken to hospital in Stockport.

    Mountain rescue teams from Glossop and Kinder carried her to a farm where an ambulance was waiting, as bad weather prevented a helicopter rescue yesterday.

  18. Weather: Chance of wintry showers this afternoon

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    Sunshine and showers which could be wintry this afternoon, and there's a fairly strong wind as temperatures struggle to 9C (48F).

    Weather temperatures for Friday April 29 to Saturday 30

    Any showers will clear this evening leading to a dry and cold night with temperatures down to 1C (34F).